Canada Mining News

Gold stocks sell off – Barrick drops 11%

Gold price under pressure.

Caterpillar soars as first quarter sales jump for first time in over two years

The giant equipment maker's quarterly profit surged past estimates helped by a recovery in most of its end markets.

Hey Watson! Is there gold in them thar hills?

Geologists start to drill into artificial intelligence.

Galantas Gold plummets as it halts Irish mine expansion on terrorism fears

The miner had to put its plans on hold because the Police Service of Northern Ireland said it cannot secure daily anti-terrorism cover for its blasting operations at Omagh gold mine.

Mount Polley permitted to pipe treated wastewater into Quesnel Lake

Imperial Metals (TSX:III) has been granted a water discharge permit from the B.C. government that will allow the company to flow treated mine wastewater from the Mount Polley mine into Quesnel Lake.

Barrick, Cisco, Great Basin College announce partnership providing free digital career training for employees, other northern Nevadans.

$400,000 investment will help participants pursue IT focused exploratory, foundational, and career-ready courses

Goldcorp begins friendly $247 million takeover of Exeter

Exeter shareholders will receive 0.12 of a common share of Goldcorp for each they have in the junior — that's a premium of 67% based on the part's closing prices on the day prior to the announcement.

Production at Syncrude’s Mildred Lake oil sands to fully resume in June

Pipeline shipments would restart at approximately 50% of capacity in early May.

Minjar Gold attempt to grab Barrick’s stake in Super Pit falls through

The firm, a unit of Shanghai-listed Shandong Tyan Home, reportedly walked away from the deal due to recent tightened controls in China on outbound investment.

Seabridge Gold announces closing of $15.7 million bought deal public offering of common shares

1.1 million common shares at a price of $14.30 per share

Ecuador mining industry to grow eightfold by 2021 — report

Experts believe the value of the nation's dawning industry is set to jump from $1.1bn this year to $7.9bn in 2021 on a combination of revised regulatory framework and significant gold and copper reserves.

Teck: no plans to reopen Quintette met coal mine

Vancouver company focused on bringing $13 billion oil sands project into production before the end of the year

INVESTIGATION: Is tiny zinc stock poised for massive gains?

A zinc explorer's make or break moment

FLSmidth key supplier for one of the world's largest greenfield phosphate rock projects

Canadian Arianne Phosphate has selected FLSmidth as key supplier for one of the world's biggest greenfield phosphate rock projects, the Lac à Paul project in Quebec’s Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean region.

Another potash mine coming soon to Canada’s Saskatchewan

Western Potash said it’s moving ahead with its Milestone project, expected to produce 146,000 tonnes of potash annually over 12 years of planned operations.

Vietnam authorities to investigate illegal gold mining

Dozens of people flock to the Bong Mieu mine every day to extract gold

Plateau Uranium announces LOI for initial uranium offtake from Peruvian project

The deal with Curzon Resources could be the first potential sale of 7% the of future production from the Macusani project

Barkerville shares up 20% after spectacular discovery

BGM discovers formerly unidentified vein network grading 19.2 g/t Au over 54.4m including 32.06 g/t Au over 30.7m at Cariboo project in British Columbia.

GoldMining’s acquisition of La Mina to create massive gold-copper portfolio in Colombia

GoldMining announced the acquisition of all outstanding common shares of Bellhaven and its La Mina Gold Project in Colombia

$10 Million blue diamond arrives in Canada

Kashif Khan wants Canadian investors to get acquainted with some unusual diamonds

Tailings dam of largest open pit copper mine in Canada is safe: Teck

On April 8, a line spilled 850,000 litres of process water

Dominion says no contact with Washington Corp after $1.1bn takeover bid

The company has repeatedly offered to engage with Washington Corp on "customary terms," according to Chairman Jim Gowans, but that has not happened.

Potash producer Belaruskali to make new kind of fertilizer — report

The company is also said to be mulling a number of investment projects involving a Chinese chemical company.

Gold bull McEwen says price rally has just begun

The founder of McEwen Mining and Goldcorp believes prices for the precious metal will reach $5,000 an ounce in a matter of years.

Chile’s Codelco sets up lithium subsidiary

The unit is expected to help speed up the approval of legislation that allows the exploration and exploitation of the country’s vast lithium deposits.